Clear-up after St Jude storm

The Anglia region was hit by damaging winds and heavy rain after an Atlantic storm swept across the UK on Monday 28 October - St Jude's Day. Nearly half a million homes were left without power in the region and there was major travel disruption.

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Storm arrives in the East

Heavy rainfall in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, this morning. Credit: ITV Anglia/Jonathon Stevens

There has been severe disruption already this morning in the East as an Atlantic storm sweeps across the UK.

Damaging winds and heavy rain has caused mayhem for commuters trying to get to work, with several Train companies cancelling services and fallen trees and flooding making life difficult on the region's roads.

As much as 30mm of rainfall is thought to have already fallen in Northamptonshire. Credit: ITV Anglia/Jonathon Stevens

The strongest winds in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire are expected later this morning before the storm clears in the afternoon.

Strong winds have uprooted several trees. Credit: Kellihunni Bishop
Fallen trees are causing havoc in the East. Credit: Jermaine McLean

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